Work Item
ASTM WK56649

New Guide for Standard Practice/Guide for Intentionally Seeding Flaws in Additively Manufactured (AM) Parts

1. Scope

Identify flaw types and provide best practices for reproducing them into the additively manufacturing process for use in the evaluation of 3D metallic printed objects.


flaws; nondestructive testing; nondestructive examination; seeding;


Industry does not have a process(s) to identify, create, and evaluate potential anomalies created during the 3D melt/sinter process.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F42.01

Committee: F42

Staff Manager: Pat Picariello

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-17-2016

Technical Contact: Benjamin Dutton

Item: 000